In the cultural mixing pot that is Hong Kong, there are new exciting dining and drinking concepts popping up all the time, from innovative fine dining to internationally known restaurants coming to the city for the first time, as well as locally-born exploratory fusion. Among these, you can find some of the best restaurants and best bars that Hong Kong has to offer. Stay on top of the need-to-knows of the dining scene with our new restaurant and bar opening guide.

Cafe Bonita

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© Madera Residences

Head over to the Kowloon side and visit Cafe Bonita, a new nutritious diet-inspired eatery recently launched at Madera Residences in Jordan. Enjoy a menu inspired by the Mediterranean dietary model in a stylish setting featuring Spanish design elements. The team selects fresh ingredients from local markets daily to create dishes with fresh seafood, vegetables, and olives, paired with olive oil or homemade dressing. Rotating weekly, the main course offers four options including a daily limited “Paella”. A la carte options are available too. For beverages, it offers a wide selection of specialty coffees brewed from various beans, regularly sourced worldwide.

Type: Mediterranean 
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: 3/F, Madera Residences, 19 Cheong Lok Street, Jordan
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 2121 9867, +852 5722 2847 (Whatsapp)

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Hikiniku To Come

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© Hikiniku To Come

The renowned Japanese restaurant Hikiniku To Come is set to debut at IFC Mall on May 7. Famous for its succulent grilled meat patties, this eatery offers an exclusive menu of minced meat and rice. Enjoy a set of three juicy beef burgers, served with rice, radish, yuzu vinegar, egg, and miso soup in any style you prefer. The decor is sleek and focuses on the grilling action, allowing diners to watch their patties sizzle to perfection. Note that tickets are only available on-site, with an online booking system expected to launch in June.

Type: Japanese Burger Rice set
Price Range: $$
Location: Shop 4011, 4/F, ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
Contact: Instagram

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LIPS Cocktails & Theatre

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© Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Hidden on the second floor of the Grand Hyatt Steakhouse, LIPS Cocktails & Theatre is the city’s newest immersive entertainment venue, where dazzling entertainment meets expert mixology. The venue’s decor features rich Klein blue tones and velvet furnishings, creating a mysterious allure. Sip on interactive cocktails like Wet Lips, Arlequin, and Kiss Kiss. This cocktail bar cum urban theatre cum late-night soiree, inspired by an electric urban theatre concept, offers a multi-sensory experience with ever-changing live entertainment such as stand-up comedians, magicians, singers, live bands, and DJs, perfect for an electrifying night out.

Type: Cocktail bar and theatre
Price Range: $$
Location: Second Floor of the Grand Hyatt Steakhouse, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Contact: Website | Instagram | +852 9532 0300 (Whatsapp)

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SamSam Soup, a celebrated Korean restaurant from South Korea that even get featured on KBS Television, has now opened its first international branch in Tsim Sha Tsui. Known for its hearty Gamjatang (Korean pork bone soup). Be sure to try their SamSam Spicy Soup, which also comes in a non-spicy version. Many diners opt for additional noodles and rice to soak up the heartwarming flavours. Other specialities include various grilled meat dishes such as pork belly and neck.

Type: Korean Gamjatang
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop A, G/F, 55 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Instagram | +852 3691 8008

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Seoul Noodles

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© Seoul Noodles

Seoul Noodles in Wan Chai is a new hotspot in the area, drawing long queues during lunch hours. This small eatery focuses on meticulously crafted traditional Korean Kalguksu (knife-cut noodles). Each bowl is a testament to artisanal skill, with noodles hand-cut and cooked in rich, flavourful broths developed by their team. From the hearty Chicken Kalguksu to the spicy Yukgaejang Kalguksu, each dish is complemented by homemade kimchi and fresh Mandoo (Korean dumplings), bringing the best of Korean flavours right to Hong Kong.

Type: Korean noodles
Price Range: $$
Location: Shop A, G/F, Sun Hey Mansion, 68 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
Contact: Instagram | +852 3691 8008

Sukiyaki Nakagawa

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© Sukiyaki Nakagawa

Check out Sukiyaki Nakagawa, the new sukiyaki spot in Causeway Bay’s CUBUS. Helmed by Chef Kazuyuki Itagaki, this intimate 15-seat restaurant specialises in Kansai-style dishes, serving three exquisite Japanese wagyu beef varieties: Matsusaka wagyu, Oita wagyu, and Jinnai Wagyu Aka. The multicourse menus feature these rare wagyu varieties, with the star of the menu – the internationally renowned Matsusaka wagyu from Mie Prefecture, known for its high fat-to-meat ratio. Another standout dish is the Goose Liver Sukiyaki on Soy Milk and Egg Toast, featured in both the 9-course dinner and 7-course lunch menus. The dishes are complemented by a drinks menu curated by Chef Ho Wai-leung, a qualified sake sommelier.

Type: Japanese Sukiyaki
Price Range: $$$
Location: Shop B, 3/F, CUBUS, 1 Hoi Ping Road, Causeway Bay
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 5394 3688

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xiao noodles hung hom
© XiaoNoodles

The famed Chinese noodle shop XiaoNoodles has finally landed in Hong Kong, bringing its authentic Sichuan and Chongqing flavours to the table. With nearly 300 stores across major cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, Xiao Noodles is celebrated for its signature dishes like Red Bowl Mixed Noodles and Spicy Sour Noodles. Now launched in Whampoa, swing by and experience the hype!

Type: Sichuan noodles
Price Range: $$
Location: Shop G9, G/F, Amazing World (Site 1), Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa, Hung Hom
Contact: Instagram | Facebook

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Sophia Loren House

Wan Chai’s historic Woo Cheong Pawn Shop is set to be reborn as Sophia Loren House, bringing a slice of Naples to Hong Kong with its grand opening in mid-April. This four-storey landmark will feature authentic Neapolitan pizzas at Sophia Loren Pizzeria, sophisticated Italian seafood at Casa Sophia Loren, 70s-inspired live music and dancing at STAGE, and romantic sunset cocktails at Pellicola Rooftop. Immerse yourself in the glamour of the legendary actress and Italy’s la dolce vita at the heart of Wan Chai.

Type: Italian
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: 60-66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Contact: Instagram | +852 3619 0937

Header image credits: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

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